Translation of much in Spanish:
- 1.1 (in negative, interrogative sentences)I don't need much water/coalmucho, (-cha)do you listen to much classical music?no necesito mucha agua/mucho carbónI don't earn very much money¿escuchas mucha música clásica?you've given me $2 too muchno gano mucho dineronot much evidence has so far been foundme has dado 2 dólares de máshe passed the exam without much efforthasta el momento no se han descubierto muchas pruebasthere isn't much point in carrying onpasó el examen sin mucho or sin demasiado esfuerzohow much coffee/milk?no tiene mucho sentido seguir1.2 (in affirmative sentences)¿cuánto café/cuánta leche?much work still needs to be donemucho, (-cha)I do as much work as anybodytodavía queda mucho trabajo por haceruse as much paper as you needtrabajo tanto como cualquierayou drink too much coffeeutiliza todo el papel que necesitestoo much of a good thingyou can't have too much of a good thingtomas demasiado caféyou can have too much of a good thinglo bueno sabe a pocotodo puede llegar a hartar
- 1.1 (in negative, interrogative sentences)you'd better buy some coffee/flour; there isn't much leftmucho, (-cha)half a slice of bread isn't much of a mealvas a tener que comprar café/harina; no queda mucho/muchahe's not much of a swimmermedia rebanada de pan no es comidawhat do you think of the new boss? — not much [colloquial]no nada muy bientheir house is not much to write home about¿qué te parece el nuevo jefe? — no gran cosa [colloquial]do you see much of the Smiths?la casa no es nada del otro mundoI don't have much to do today¿ves mucho a los Smith?¿ves a menudo a los Smith?the champion won, though not by much o (in British English also) though there wasn't much in ithoy no tengo mucho que hacerhow much does a ticket cost?el campeón ganó, pero por poco1.2 (in affirmative sentences)¿cuánto cuesta una entrada?much still remains to be donemucho, (-cha)it leaves much to be desiredtodavía queda mucho por hacermuch of the equipment was uselessdeja mucho que desearmuch of the day was taken up with …gran parte del equipo no servíathe cat eats almost as much as the doggran parte or la mayor parte del día se fue en …I've done as much as I canel gato come casi tanto como el perrothree times as much as yesterdayhe hecho todo lo que he podidoyou can lose as much as 2 kilos in one weektres veces más que ayerI thought/suspected as muchpuedes adelgazar hasta dos kilos en una semanaI expected as much of him(ya) me lo figurabayou need at least twice as muchyo me lo esperaba de éland as much againnecesitas por lo menos el doblehe refused to donate so much as a pennyy otro tantowithout so much as a goodbyese negó a donar tan siquiera un peniqueif you so much as touch him, I'll kill you!sin decir ni adiósso much for press freedom/feminine intuition!como le llegues a poner la mano encima, te matoit wasn't so much that he was late; it was the fact that he didn't seem to care¡y después hablan de la libertad de prensa/la intuición femenina!however much she eats, she never puts on weightno fue tanto el hecho de que llegara tarde, sino que le diera igualbut this much I can tell you …coma lo que coma, nunca engordaa baby may be too much for youlo que sí te puedo decir es que …you've drunk too mucha lo mejor no puedes con un niñoit's a bit much!has bebido demasiadoit's not up to much¡ya es demasiado!¡es pasarse un poco! [colloquial]no vale gran cosaExample sentences
- So much of modern medicine relies on our understanding of the physiology of the human body.
- I am a little afraid to ask what it is, but I do know I will not be eating much of this.
- He is thought to have spent much of the previous night at a North Yorkshire guest house.
- 1 1.1 (to large extent) I like it very muchit won't go on much after nine o'clockme gusta muchoit is snowing, but not much I much prefer dogs to catsno se alargará hasta mucho más de las nueveI'd very much like to meet herme gustan mucho más los perros que los gatosI am much saddened by your attitudeme gustaría mucho conocerlayou deserve the prize just as much as I dome entristece sobremanera tu actitudthe house is as much mine as yourste mereces el premio tanto como yohe wasn't so much rude as cold and unfriendlyla casa es tan mía como tuyaso much the bettermás que grosero estuvo frío y antipáticoso much the worse for youtanto mejoryou talk/work too muchmucho peor para timuch as o though I dislike her, one has to admire her couragehablas/trabajas demasiadomuch to my surprise 1.2 (often) do you use your bicycle much?a pesar de lo que me desagrada or por mucho que me desagrade, tengo que admirar su valorI don't listen to the radio very much¿usas mucho la bicicleta?she doesn't get out as much as she used tono escucho mucho la or (Latin America except Southern Cone) el radiono sale tanto como antes or como solíaExample sentences
- I don't go out much anymore, so a Guide Dog would be wasted on me.
- He is kind of an egocentric person and I guess if he doesn't read much, he doesn't think anyone does either.
- We don't watch tv much, but we spend all of our time on the Internet.
- It is a gesture that is very much appreciated by myself and Dawn's family in Devon.
- Their innovative power and tremendous humour and charm are still very much intact.
- McEwan has always had a twinkle in her eyes and this is going to be very much evident with the new series.
- 2 (before adj or adv) your house is much older than minehe won't stay much longertu casa es mucho más vieja que la míathis church is much the larger of the twono se va a quedar mucho más (tiempo)this is much the hottest summer we've had in a long timede las dos iglesias esta es, con mucho, la más grandeI'm much too busy to do iteste es, con mucho, el verano más caluroso que hemos tenido en mucho tiempoI'd much rather be at homeestoy demasiado ocupado para hacerloI'm not much good at chesspreferiría mil veces estar en mi casait won't be much different from mineno soy muy bueno para el ajedrezno será muy distinto del mío
- 3 (more or less, approximately) See examples: he was of much the same opinionone bed is much like anotheren gran medida opinaba igualthe street looks much the way it did 80 years agotodas las camas son parecidasat much the same timela calle no ha cambiado casi nada en 80 añosmás o menos a la misma hora
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